About Us

Belmont Motor Works is all about European cars and so is owner Rudy Stoddart. Born in Jamaica, Rudy and his family moved to the United States in 1979. Being a very good student skilled with his hands and a problem solver he first started studying pre dentistry later switching majors to become a boiler operating Engineer. His Hobby of fixing his own BMW and those of all his friends while working for the state of NJ he found himself building and modifying BMW engines in the back of the boiler room. Realizing his true Passion of working on BMW's, he attended and graduated Lincoln Technical Institute. He landed a job with the JMK BMW family in Springfield NJ.

A year later he earned a $40,000.00 full training scholarship with BMW of North America and was the first Black graduate from the BMW STEP program In Montvale NJ. He was recruited back to JMK BMW and worked there for 10 years as a BMW master Technician. Rudy was hired as shop supervisor at Paul Miller BMW in Wayne NJ. Moving to NY he worked with Wide World Of cars in Spring Valley expanding his Knowledge of European automotive repair with exposure to Ferrari and Maserati for the next 3 years. Rudy completed his BMW dealer career with Park Ave BMW in South Hackensack NJ leaving after 4 years to venture out on his own.

The name Belmont Motor Works came from honoring a preexisting neighborhood landmark formally known as Belmont Meats. In 2005 Belmont Motor Works was born and opened its doors for the first time to BMW customers. Since then Belmont Motor Works has expanded their service to include Land Rover, Mercedes Benz, Mini and other fine European vehicles. With hard work and dedication to customer's satisfaction Rudy and his brother Drew built a solid base of loyal customers.

Belmont Motor Works has seen tremendous growth since its infancy and the Belmont family look forward to serving its client for many more years to come staying abreast of the cutting edge technology by building the business on a sound foundation of customer service and quality work. Rudy is married to Laila and they share two sons and a daughter.